Oh Intel.. Bad speculative code

Looks like the logic inside modern Intel CPUs are too aggressive in pre-loading cache data and forget to check security boundaries... loading data from kernel (or possible other code space) into a region that malicious code could have access too:

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/02/intel_cpu_design_flaw/

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